May 10, 2013 - 1:57pm
This Sunday, May 12 is Mother’s Day. Check out these “pamper” mom events.
How do you pamper the mother/wife/grandmother or other special woman in your life on Mother’s Day?
March 15, 2013 - 12:22pm
Two centuries later, and people are still obsessed. Join the fine folks of the Jane Austen Society tonight at Locust Grove for a special celebration of the classic novel starting at 7pm.
This is not a good day for me to write about Jane Austen. Because today I am wearing the high polish space helmet of insanity. The Good kind. We’ve talked about it before. The spider-fingers dash of Crazy creativity that gives me thousands of words at a time, and I...
March 1, 2013 - 1:06pm
Gorge yourself on literature this weekend as Locust Grove dishes out used books for sweet prices at their Spring Book Sale. Friday through Sunday, 10am – 4:30pm. I’ll be there with bells on. Literally, bells, if I can manage it. Because bells are just great.
If Anais Nin had been my mother we would have compared eye liner. Or so I like to imagine. Kohl around the lash line, water line – smudged at the edges, dirty, sultry – is something I know the two of us could have shared. A bond. My bird-like little literary lady-...
February 15, 2013 - 12:51pm
Writing is difficult. I’m sweating right now. Curious to know how the famous novel came to be? Join Dr. Glynis Ridley and the Jane Austen Society this Sunday, February 17th at 2pm at Locust Grove and hear the story.
I never turn on the light. A bright room turns the windows into mirrors, and then I must look at myself with the alien blue halo over my face as I sit at the computer. Sucked into the computer. Merging cyborg love – painful – with the computer. Because I am...
January 24, 2013 - 10:00am
Waltz into the weekend at the Historical Ball this Saturday at Locust Grove
This Saturday, January 26, a historical ball will be held at Locust Grove from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.Held in the Audubon Room auditorium in the Visitor’s Center, the ball will feature live music with dances called by Tom and Toni Tumbusch.And?Guests are encouraged to wear historic dress from...